Red Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

Jordan: Underwater Museum Of Military Vehicles unveiled

Jordan has unveiled its 1st Underwater Military Museum on the bed of Red Sea off the coast of Aqaba. As part new underwater military museum the kingdom submerged several military vehicles, including tanks, troop carriers and even a decommissioned Jordanian Armed Forces’ AH-1 Cobra helicopter into the waters of the Red Sea. Before the vehicles ..

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Threats to Bumphead Parrot Fish in Andaman

A study has shown that Fishing, coral reef degradation threaten parrotfish in Andaman. Fact Box: Bumphead parrotfish Scientific Name: Bolbometopon Muricatum IUCN Status: Vulnerable Findings of the Study Protection of coral cover along the existing protected marine areas in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is necessary for the conservation of the endangered Bumphead Parrotfish. Large ..

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United Nations Security Council lifts sanctions against Eritrea after 9 Years

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims that Eritrea supported al-Shabab militants in Somalia. However, Eritrea has always denied the accusations. The resolution, drafted by the UK, was backed by the ..

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Saudi Arabia and Egypt to build bridge over the Red Sea

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have decided to build bridge connecting each other over the Red Sea to boost trade and commerce. In this regard, Saudi Arabi has announced that an agreement has been reached with Egypt. The announcement was made by Saudi Arabia’s king Salman during his official state visit to Egypt. However it was ..

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New species of Hydroid discovered in Red Sea

An international team of biologists have discovered a new species of hydroid polyps emitting green fluorescence in the Red Sea. These species were found during the investigations of the biodiversity of coral reefs of the archipelago Farasan south of the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia. Key facts These hydroid polyps ( also called hydrozoas) are ..

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